How to Use Speak Selection on Mac

Did you know that your Mac is capable of reading highlighted text out loud? This is a feature that could come in handy for many reasons, whether you prefer to have some particular text read, for accessibility reasons, if you’re focusing on something else, for dramatic effect, or myriad other…

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How to Create File Templates on Mac with Stationery Pad

Do you want to make changes to a file or document without affecting the original file? In that case, you might be interested taking advantage of Stationery Pad to easily create file templates on your Mac. This is a tool that has been available in macOS for years now, but…

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Windows 11 Build 22458 is rolling out with improvements

Windows 11 Build 22458 is now rolling out to testers in the Dev Channel of Microsoft’s Insider program. The latest preview update is from the company’s active development branch and it comes with minor improvements. The patch “Windows 11 Insider Preview 22458.1000 (rs_prerelease)” comes with improvements that could be shipped…

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Make a MacOS Monterey Beta Bootable USB Install Drive

Advanced Mac users may wish to create a bootable installer drive for macOS Monterey 12 beta. The typical advantages to creating a bootable install drive is that you can obviously boot a Mac from it, which enables the ability to erase and format a Mac, as well as install macOS…

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How to Add & Remove Quick Actions on Mac

Do you use Quick Actions to perform certain tasks on your Mac with just a simple click? If so, do you want to add more Quick Actions? Or, perhaps you want to delete a custom quick action that you created? Adding and removing Quick Actions is pretty easy to do…

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How to Enable Announce Alerts on Mac

Did you know that your Mac is capable of reading alerts for you, in addition to displaying them on the screen? This is a handy Accessibility feature that’s a bit buried in system settings. Announcements for alerts is kind of a hidden feature that’s turned off by default on macOS…

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How to Repair the Startup Disk on M1 Apple Silicon Macs

If you are having any peculiar disk issues or disk errors with an Apple Silicon Mac, you may want to try using the repair tools within Disk Utility, available in Recovery Mode. For those who aren’t aware, Disk Utility has been an integral part of macOS since the beginning of…

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